Electricity Demand in 🇳🇱 Netherlands

Netherlands's electricity demand is a dynamic and vital component of its energy landscape. It reflects the nation's growing need for electrical power to support various sectors, including residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Over the years, Netherlands has witnessed significant shifts in electricity demand due to various factors such as population growth, urbanization, and technological advancements.

  • In 2022, Netherlands's electricity demand decreased by -4.69%
  • In total, Netherlands used 116.14 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2022.
  • Demand increased with a total of -5.72 MWh in 2022, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, Netherlands's demand for electricity has increased with 7.24%

Electricity Demand in Netherlands (2000-2022)

Between the year 2000 and 2022 the electricity demand in Netherlands has grown from 108.3 TW to 116.14 TW, an increase of consumed Terawatt hours by 7.24% in a 22 year time period.

Year TW YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 108.3 %
2001 110.71 2.41 2.23%
2002 112.13 1.42 1.28%
2003 113.59 1.46 1.3%
2004 117.23 3.64 3.2%
2005 117.97 0.74 0.63%
2006 120.15 2.18 1.85%
2007 122.61 2.46 2.05%
2008 123.25 0.64 0.52%
2009 118.45 -4.8 -3.89%
2010 121.89 3.44 2.9%
2011 122.9 1.01 0.83%
2012 120.18 -2.72 -2.21%
2013 119.74 -0.44 -0.37%
2014 117.95 -1.79 -1.49%
2015 117.55 -0.4 -0.34%
2016 118.74 1.19 1.01%
2017 119.15 0.41 0.35%
2018 121.65 2.5 2.1%
2019 121.65 0.0 0.0%
2020 120.13 -1.52 -1.25%
2021 121.86 1.73 1.44%
2022 116.14 -5.72 -4.69%

Electricity Demand vs Electricity Consumption

It's important to not conflate the two, electircity demnad represents how much electricity an entity, country or region need in a moment of time. While electricity consumption represents how much electricity is used over a period of time. Electricity demand is measured in kilowatt (kW) while electricity consumption is measured as kilowatt-hours (kWh).

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

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Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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